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A New Unique Detection Technology for “Invisible” Foreign Bodies
A New Unique Detection Technology for “Invisible” Foreign Bodies
August 25, 2014
By Food Radar

Although detection technologies have come a long way, low-density foreign bodies are still invisible to all established detection systems—until now.

Food Safety at the Heart of Rice Processing
Food Safety at the Heart of Rice Processing
June 13, 2014
By Bühler

Coupled with the ever-present need for greater capacity, efficiency and profitability, food safety is increasingly the linchpin of successful operations in the food industry.

 

Peracetic Acid in the Fresh Food Industry
Peracetic Acid in the Fresh Food Industry
June 13, 2014
By Richard Warburton, ChemDAQ

Chemical treatments of food with compounds such as peracetic acid are among the most effective methods for control of microbial contamination.

Choosing the Right Pest Control Provider for Your Facility
Choosing the Right Pest Control Provider for Your Facility
June 12, 2014
By Zia Siddiqi, Ph.D., B.C.E.

Pest management in food facilities is only as good as the pest management provider with whom you partner.

Analysis of Pesticides in Baby Foods Using Triple Quad GC/MS/MS
Analysis of Pesticides in Baby Foods Using Triple Quad GC/MS/MS
June 11, 2014
By Zhuangzhi “Max” Wang, Ph.D., Richard R. Whitney, Ph.D., Nicole M. Lock, Laura Chambers and Clifford M. Taylor

Contamination of food products with pesticides is a growing concern because of recognized adverse health effects and increasing imports of raw foodstuffs from foreign sources.

Contamination Evaluation Begins With Light Microscopy
Contamination Evaluation Begins With Light Microscopy
May 29, 2014
By Gretchen Shearer

Examination of foreign material in foods can be accomplished using a stereomicroscope to provide preliminary identification of the unknown material and help direct further analysis of the particle.

 

Coaching Technology: Mobile App Improves Food Safety Culture
Coaching Technology: Mobile App Improves Food Safety Culture
May 28, 2014
By Laura Dunn Nelson

Food safety training can be enhanced using mobile device coaching

Traceability is Key in Food Safety: Europe Leads the Way
Traceability is Key in Food Safety: Europe Leads the Way
May 27, 2014
By Colin Thurston

Europe leads the globe in compliance with strict food safety regulations.

 

No Compromise GC-MS - Atmospheric Pressure GC (APGC)
May 3, 2014
By Jody Dunstan, BSc MSc CChem MRSC

Pesticide residues are often high on the list of consumer concerns and consequently analytical laboratories are tasked with screening samples for as many pesticides as possible in a single analysis. Most countries have clearly defined regulations governing pesticide residue levels...

Taking a Closer Look at Physical Contamination
Taking a Closer Look at Physical Contamination
April 9, 2014
By Kyle Thomas

 Improvements in X-ray detection can meet the challenges inherent in physical contamination of foodstuffs.

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